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Coalfire, GSA Vet Dave McClure Joins Accenture as Federal CIO Advisory Director

Dave McClure, formerly chief strategist of cybersecurity at Coalfire’s federal business, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as director of the federal chief information officer advisory practice. Accenture said Thursday McClure will work to advise federal CIOs on modernization strategies and digital transformation efforts that seek to build …

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Coalfire Buys Veris Group in Cyber Market Expansion Push; Larry Jones Comments

Cyber risk management services provider Coalfire has purchased Veris Group for an undisclosed amount in a push to grow cybersecurity offerings for the government and commercial sectors. The transaction will result in the creation of a combined firm that will work to provide security engineering support, consulting and assessment services to cloud service providers …

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Verizon Vet Maureen Kaplan Joins Veris Group as Business Development EVP

Maureen Kaplan, former managing director and chief operating officer of Verizon Enterprise Solutions‘ (NYSE: VZ) global security services group, has been named executive vice president of business development at Veris Group. Kaplan will be responsible for the Vienna, Virginia-based cybersecurity firm’s business development activities and lead its efforts to develop sales, marketing and capture teams, Veris Group …

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AWS Issues Guidance on Agency Readiness for Trusted Internet Connection

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has released guidance that seeks to help government agencies facilitate readiness for Trusted Internet Connection-ready cloud services to ensure compliance with the moderate security baseline of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Chad Woolf …

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CSC Cloud Tech Built on Red Hat OpenShift Gets FedRAMP Certification; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18,  2015 — Computer Sciences Corp.‘s (NYSE: CSC) ARCWRX cloud computing technology, which is built on Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) OpenShift, has received certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 11. The company said Nov. 10 Veris Group evaluated ARCWRX against FedRAMP’s moderate security control …

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2 QTS Data Centers Get FISMA High Authorization, Accreditation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — QTS Realty Trust has achieved FISMA high authorization and accreditation for its data center and colocation service facilities in Richmond and Atlanta-Metro, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The two sites, verified by Veris Group as the third-party assessment organization, offer a combined 2.3 million square feet …

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Tom Romeo, Dave McClure Suggest Steps to Help Secure Business Processes

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 24, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on remarks by Tom Romeo, president of Maximus (NYSE: MMS) Federal Services, and Dave McClure, chief strategist at Veris Group, regarding federal agencies’ need to integrate data security into their business processes to avoid risk-centered vulnerabilities. “Finding the right balance is challenging …

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PSC Names GovCon Exec Leaders to Chair Tech Committees

The Professional Services Council has appointed executives from several technology companies to lead six newly-formed committees and working groups under its technology arm. “The PSC Tech Council committees and working groups will provide thought leadership and practical advice and actions on the pressing technology issues facing the government market today, ” David Wennergren, senior vice …

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Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support Army’s Medical Tech Risk Management Initiatives

Veris Group has won a five-year contract to help the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command to ensure that military health technologies comply with data security requirements. The company will also support the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process initiative through the contract, Veris Group said …

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Former GSA Official Dave McClure Joins Veris Group as Chief Strategist

Dave McClure, formerly associate administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration‘s citizen services and innovative technologies office, has joined Veris Group as chief strategist at the cybersecurity firm. He will work with clients at both federal and state levels to help their organizations adopt cloud computing platforms and strategies in …

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